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US authorities pursuing more VW personnel over diesel scandal - Financial Times

For the first time since Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal broke in September 2015, executives accused of devising the illegal software at the centre of the affair have been named. But a US grand jury indictment that outlines criminal charges ...and more »

VW admits guilt and pays $4.3bn emissions scandal penalty - Financial Times

Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty to three felonies and pay $4.3bn to settle a US Department of Justice investigation as six of its executives were indicted for their role in the diesel emissions scandal that has engulfed the German carmaker for 16 ...and more »

VW pleads guilty to emissions cheating - BBC News

Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to three criminal charges in the US and will pay fines totalling $4.3bn (£3.5bn) to settle charges over the emissions-rigging scandal. The firm will pay $2.8bn in criminal fines and $1.5bn in civil penalties. US Attorney ...and more »

The next Volkswagen scandal can be avoided - Financial Times

If the success of a product depends on a lie, no company should want to sell it. This is not just a moral point. Lies, useful as they are, are unstable. One never knows when they will fall apart, so a strategy based on them poses grave commercial and ...and more »

Six Volkswagen executives charged with fraud over emissions cheating - The Guardian

Volkswagen will spend three years on probation and an independent monitor will be sent in to oversee its compliance. Photograph: Ralf Hirschberger/EPA. Volkswagen (VW). Six Volkswagen executives charged with fraud over emissions cheating. VW ordered by ...and more »

VW Managers Safe From Extradition, as Long as They Stay Home - Bloomberg

Five German Volkswagen AG executives facing U.S. charges linked to the diesel-emissions scandal may be able to avoid jail, but they may never be able to travel beyond the Black Forest again. While Germany doesn't extradite its citizens to countries ...and more »

FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive on Conspiracy Charge in Emissions Scandal - New York Times

The F.B.I. has arrested a Volkswagen executive in Florida, accusing him of playing a central role in a broad conspiracy to keep United States regulators from discovering that diesel vehicles made by the company were programmed to cheat on emissions ...and more »

VW's Emissions Scandal: How It Unfolded - Wall Street Journal

Volkswagen AG's VLKAY 1.52% agreement Wednesday to plead guilty to U.S. criminal charges caps a decadelong saga in which the German auto maker systematically cheated on emissions tests and then led U.S. authorities on a cat-and-mouse game for more than ...and more »

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions scandal, agrees to $5.7 billion settlement - ABC Online

Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany have been charged in VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the automaker itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $US4.3 billion ($5.7 billion). Key points: The US Government alleges at ...and more »

6 Volkswagen Executives Charged as Company Pleads Guilty in Emissions Case - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors announced criminal charges on Wednesday against six Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company's emissions-cheating scandal, a sharp turn by a departing administration that is trying to remake its image of ...and more »